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Reviewing thrift stores in Chico

Reviewing thrift stores in Chico

Kendall George

November 10, 2017


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Chico State students trying to live on a budget need to check out the world of thrift stores. They offer used or clearance clothes, furniture, books and more for a discounted price, saving students some serious cash. However, it is sometimes hard to seek out the best thrift stores and the ones that are...

Grocery shopping tips for broke Chico State students.

Grocery shopping tips for broke Chico State students.

Danielle Cortes

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Who says you have to eat a 20 cent package of ramen noodles or drink a seven dollar bottle of Burnett's every weekend? Well, this is college. We understand that sometimes it's necessary.Good news, however. Learning how to properly manage your money when grocery shopping will prevent you from eating fa...

Christmas Preview- a Chico tradition

Christmas Preview- a Chico tradition

Jordan Rodrigues

November 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Showcase

The Christmas preview is Chico tradition that brings the community together in a blocked off portion of downtown that stretches from the City Plaza to 2nd Street. The event features everything from local boutiques, artists, dance teams, bands, and shops. This event was created in 1978 to kick off the...

The resale fashion frenzy

The resale fashion frenzy

Anna Porretta

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community, Previews

Our culture is wasteful. Our carbon footprints grow every year with each disposable water bottle, each new car and with each new pair of shoes.On Nov. 4, four resale boutiques will throw their 4th annual Boutique Crawl. The buy, sell, trade shops that will be participating are Bootleg, Three-Sixty Ecotique,...

Getting money’s worth at grocery store

Matt Murphy

February 24, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

One of a college student's largest expenses is at the grocery store. Everyone in college is strapped for cash, but that doesn't mean that a student's shopping cart has to be full of ramen noodles. I hear a lot of people complain about not having money to get groceries, and I think it's because not everyone...

Tips for shopping in downtown Chico

Kayla Smith

September 27, 2013


Filed under Features

As you make your way around downtown Chico searching for fall fashion staples you will see a myriad of windows displaying similar chic crop tops and fancy frocks. But how do Chico boutiques really stack up against each other? Here’s the rundown:   For Elyse 228 Broadway St. Customer Service: A ...

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